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Peter Oliver (circa 1589-1647), Miniature painter; eldest son of Isaac Oliver

Sitter in 4 portraits
Artist associated with 17 portraits
The eldest son of Isaac Oliver, Peter trained in his father's studio but developed his own softer style. As a miniature painter, Peter was in demand both inside and outside royal circles of his day. From the 1620s he was engaged primarily in making miniature copies of Old Masters.

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4853a

Anne Oliver

by Peter Oliver
graphite and watercolour on card, circa 1625-1630
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
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4853

Peter Oliver

by Peter Oliver
graphite and watercolour on card, circa 1625-1630
On display in Room 4 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 4853

6274

Sir Kenelm Digby

by Peter Oliver
watercolour on vellum, 1627
NPG 6274

D27871

Sir Kenelm Digby

after Peter Oliver
etching, mid 18th century
NPG D27871

D16559

Sir Kenelm Digby

after Peter Oliver
etching, mid 18th century (1627)
NPG D16559

D16560

Sir Kenelm Digby

after Peter Oliver
etching, mid 18th century (1627)
NPG D16560

D27212

Sir Robert Harley

by George Vertue, after Peter Oliver
line engraving, 1737
NPG D27212

D27213

Sir Robert Harley

by George Vertue, after Peter Oliver
line engraving, 1737
NPG D27213

D35450

Sir Robert Harley

by George Vertue, after Peter Oliver
line engraving, 1737
NPG D35450

D35451

Sir Robert Harley

by George Vertue, after Peter Oliver
line engraving, 1737
NPG D35451

D2193

Sir Robert Harley

by George Vertue, after Peter Oliver
line engraving, 1737
NPG D2193

D28053

Peter Oliver

by Thomas Chambers (Chambars), after Peter Oliver
line engraving, published 1762
NPG D28053

D28054

Peter Oliver

by Thomas Chambers (Chambars), after Peter Oliver
line engraving, published 1762
NPG D28054

D27214

Sir Robert Harley

after Peter Oliver
line engraving, late 18th century
NPG D27214

D37051

John Paulet, 5th Marquess of Winchester

by Robert Cooper, published by Lackington, Allen & Co, published by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown, after Robert William Satchwell, after Peter Oliver
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D37051

D28168

John Paulet, 5th Marquess of Winchester

by R. Cooper, after Peter Oliver
stipple engraving, early 19th century
NPG D28168

D14385

Sir Robert Harley

published by William Richardson, after Peter Oliver
line engraving, published 1 August 1798
NPG D14385

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